Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.
You place too much importance... on the so-called purity of blood! You fail to recognize that it matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be!
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
The greatest power we have is the power of choice.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.' But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.
The cure for pain is in the pain.